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1940 The German Luftwaffe bombs
Coventry in a massive raid leaving
much of the city devastated.
1985 Britain and the Republic of
Ireland agree a deal giving Dublin a
role in Northern Ireland for the
first time in more than 60 years.
1998 Britain and America call back
bombers after Iraq agrees to allow
back UN weapons inspectors.
1951 Rebels opposed to British
control of Malaya kill 11 people in
an attack on a rubber plantation
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